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Name Size Description

1 QLR
2.7 Mb
Transcripts of the Crown's opening and of some of the evidence given at the court-martial (incomplete)

British Army and Homosexuality
195K
The British Army and Homosexuality, by Stephen Deakin Ph.D. MBA. Cert. Ed

3 Para ruling by JAG
519K
Ruling of No Case to answer by Judge Blackett

Accountability of Armed Private Contractors
386k
Controversy over the rise of private armed contracting - one of the most distinctive operational developments of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

AGAI 70
540K
Administrative Guidance for the submission and processing of Redress of Grievance, under s.180 AA 55 (for complaints before 1 Jan 2008) - superseded by JSP 831

Al-Sweady Inquiry Report
25Mb
Access the full 4-part report and Executive Summary of the Inquiry into the "Danny Boy" incident and aftermath.

Ann Lyon article
195K
Jury system compared with court-martial system. Article by Ann Lyon in Crim LR November 2005

Army Act 1955
578K
A copy of the former legislation applicable to the British Army, with updates to 2004

Army Board Cases, Minute
31K
Minute disclosed to Major Antony Jack by the Directorate of Service Personnel Policy Service Conditions, MoD

Army Rules of Procedure 1926
4 Mb
SRO 989/1926, Extracted from the Manual of Military Law 1929 Reprinted for Use in the Canadian Army

Blair, 29092010 - Note
225K
Note to Prime Minister Tony Blair, 18 January 2002

Boards of Inquiry
192K
The Board Of Inquiry (Army) Rules 1956

British Military Ethos And Christianity
82k
Published as: "British Military Ethos and Christianity", British Army Review No 138. Winter 2005. pp. 97-105, Dr Stephen Deakin

CIA Response to Torture Report
6Mb
A detailed response signed off by Director Brennan, to the Senate Committee Report on Torture. Redacted. Published December 2014

Clearing the Fog of Law
100k
Michael Fallon MP

Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program
65Mb
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Report concerning torture, extraordinary rendition and enhanced interrogation. Published in December 2014

Complementarity ICC Admissibility Challenges
508K
A Critical Review of the ICC's Recent Practice Concerning Admissibility Challenges and Complementarity - 2012

Consolidated Guidance to Intelligence Officers and Service Personnel on Detention
155K
Consolidated Guidance to Intelligence Officers and Service Personnel on the Detention and Interviewing of Detainees Overseas, and on the Passing and Receipt of Intelligence Relating to Detainees

Corrigenda.txt
426
Amendment to article by Col Parks on Non-Standard uniforms

Cyprus - Planned Turkish Invasion, 1964
20k
Letter from President Lyndon B. Johnson to Turkish Prime Minister Inonu, 5 June 1964

DALS deployment brief (old)
3.9M
Presentation on key legal issues for Afghanistan, use of force, Shooting Incident Reviews, Detainee treatment, Personal and Command Responsibility. UNCLASSIFIED

Data protection and transborder data flow
156K
Data Protection and Transborder Data Flow in the European and Global Context, by Lingjie Kong

Democratic Accountabilty
83K
The legal responsibility of military Personnel, by Robert C. R. Siekmann

Dinnel-CMAC
288K
Successful Prosecution Appeal Hearing before the CMAC concerning the Terminating Ruling made by JAG. The court expressed concern at remarks made by JAG about the complainant.

Dinnel Ruling
77K
Terminating ruling by JAG in the case of Engineering Technician (Marine Engineering) DINNELL.

DoD Military Commissions
101K
US Military Commission Order No. 1, War Against Terrorism

Dog on a Leash
272K
Conceptual Thoughts On Rules Of Engagement

Douma CW attack
238k
Whistleblower report that the OPCW report on the alleged poison gas attack in Douma is not true

Essays in memory of Hilaire McCoubray
2.8M
A selection of papers on themes of interest to the late Prof Hilaire McCoubrey

Gaza comparative analysis 20100810
266K
Comparative Analysis Of Preliminary Investigation Systems In Respect Of Alleged Violations Of International Human Rights And/Or Humanitarian Law

Ghouta Sarin Attack, Syria 2013
46k
Lack of pharmacological proof of a sarin attack at damascus

Habeas Corpus - denial of counsel
67K
Guantanamó detainees denied access to counsel

Humanitarian-intervention
127K
To what extent does the UN Charter permit legitimate violation of the sovereignty of another state, in the absence of international armed conflict or acts of self defence? - Short discussion paper.

Independence of judges and lawyers
116k
Report focuses on the administration of justice through military tribunals. In many countries, the use of military tribunals raises serious concerns in terms of access to justice, impunity for past human rights abuses perpetrated by military regimes, the independence and impartiality of the judiciary and respect for fair trial guarantees for the defendant.
Statement to General Assembly, 28 October 2013 (463k)

Individuals and Rights
66K
Individuals and Rights - The Sour Grapes - The European Journal of International Law 2010, Vol. 21 no. 2

Judicial Independence At Risk
98K
Critical Issues regarding the Crime of Aggression Raised by Selected Human Rights Organizations, by Leonie von Braun and Annelen Micus

Kosovo independence
98K
Discussion Paper by Aspals

Law And Military Operations
54k
Address by Lord Justice Gross Senior Presiding Judge For England And Wales to the RAF Legal Services Conference 18th September 2014

Law of command responsibility
177k
Extract from Oxford University Press, 2009. Pp. 307

Legal Opinion on Extraordinary Rendition
140K
Legal opinion provided to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Extraordinary Rendition on detainee-handovers by UK forces

Letter from PRs of UK and US re Iraq Disarmament
55k
Letter from the Permanent Representatives of the UK and the US to ensure the complete disarmament of Iraq of weapons of mass destruction

Lord Goldsmith - Iraq Advice
693K
Iraq Advice, 7 March 2003 by Lord Goldsmith

Lord Goldsmith - Iraq Advice (2)
208K
Advice on use of force against Iraq, 30 July 2002

Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act (USA)
208K
The US Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act: the continuing problem of criminal jurisdiction over civilians accompanying the armed forces abroad - problem solved?

Mission Impossible - Counsel Magazine
84K
Mission Impossible? Article by Anthony Paphiti concerning the case of Al Sadoon and Mufti

MOU between UK and Afghanistan
82K
Memorandum Of Understanding Between The United Kingdom And Afghanistan concerning transfer by the UK Armed Forces to Afghan authorities of persons detained in Afghanistan

Naert - Accountability
189K
Accountability For Violations Of Human Rights Law By EU Forces

Operation Northwoods
1.8Mb
US Joint Chiefs Draft Plan to use false flag ops to attack Cuba (1962)

Parks - Non-standard Uniform
502K
Special Forces' Wear of Non-Standard Uniforms, by Col Hayes Parks (see also the corrigenda file

QRs(Army) - Amdt 30
2.5Mb
This is the latest available update we have

ROE Maritime
1.5Mb
Interoperability of Rules of Engagement in Multinational Maritime Operations (October 1995)

Short War, Long Shadow - The Political and Military Legacies of the 2011 Libya Campaign
1.38Mb
RUSI Report, edited by Adrian Johnson and Saqeb Mueen. The adverse impact mission creep had upon R2P

Staggering to war in the Falklands
140K
Staggering to War in the Falklands? Proceedings Magazine - October 2010 Vol. 136/10/1, 292

State Bystander Responsibility
415K
International human rights law requires states to protect people from abuses committed by third parties.

Tallinn Manual - First Edition
69Mb
The first edition of the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare (searchable)

Torture - Judicial View
117K
Article by Lord Hope, ICLQ, Vol 53, October 2004, pp807-832

Towards a philosophical account of crimes against humanity
181K
Towards a Philosophical Account of Crimes Against Humanity - Christopher Macleod

UK armed forces legal framework of operations
1.5Mb
Report of Defence Select Committee into legal review/challenge of combat decisions

Unlawful Command Influence
134K
2001 Judge Advocate Officer Advanced Course - indexed file

UNSCR 1483
57K
Iraq Conflict - Resolution 1483 (2003)

UNSCR 1546
55K
Iraq Conflict - Resolution 1546 (2004)

Use of force in international law
107K
The use of force in international law after Iraq, by Jutta Brunée and Stephen Toope ICLQ, vol 53, October 2004 pp 785-806